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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
the guns lawmakers want banned, including the type of gun used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. president obama supports a assault weapons ban. including mothers. >> when kids can't feel safe at school, it is time to put their safety above politics, above profits and enact legislation. >> reporter: dianne feinstein says passing the bills will be challenging. >> reporter: what will you do to get them on your side? >> well, it has to be the people of america. red state or a blue state. somebody picks up the phone and calls their representatives. >> reporter: supporters say the bills would protect gun owners by excluding rifles. the national rifle association says the bill is disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, the drug
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
than expected cell phone costs and damage from hurricane sandy. they say the pension loss will not effect its operating results. >> 100 students were out sick from one element school. ktvu's paul chambers reports on the steps leaders are taking and while feeling fine is not a reason to return to class. >>> tough week for students and staff. the principal says thursday some students and faculty started getting sick. next day, 100 were absent. >> it looks like norvirus. >> reporter: it spreads through close contact with an effected person. although some think it is the stomach flu it is not related. >> it does effect your stomach. >> with the possible, yet unconfirmed outbreak, they spent the weekend scrubbing classrooms and talking with officials. parents say the school has been helpful when dealing with the outbreak, notifying them every step of the way. >> extremely pro active. they are sending out notices. talking to the kids. >> reporter: just because your child is feeling better doesn't mean they should return right away. >> keep them home for 48 hours. >> reporter: they expect
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
hurricane sandy. the vote comes three months after the super storm devastated parts of new jersey and new york. as many as 40,000 people were left homeless. at least 3500 families living in hotels. the hotels are funded by fema. claims are on an individual basis and they expire every two weeks. the next deadline is tomorrow and many families are still waiting to hear whether they are going to be allowed to stay. >> you have to imagine what that's like, living in the hotel is hateful. imagine hoping that you get to stay in a hotel because you don't have anywhere else to go. >> yeah, not good. that happened a long time ago. >> no kidding, time to get this moving. >> we held in the 20s today. >> you said it was coming. >> and it snowed. didn't snow much, but it does count, i suppose. we have some pictures for you. this is live near tyson's corner and the traffic is slow. it's not a heavy snow, but if you add anything to the mix, and it's not a good thing. here's the white house, that's pretty. very nice, very nice. all right, let's take a look now at my live shot. this is out on wisconsi
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
gun debate very closely and it's just another indication that the sandy hook tragedy can translate to action in washington. grace lee, cbs 5. >>> even an 11-year-old knows the obstacles standing in the way of the president's plan. >> in the letter that julia wrote me, she said, "i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hard." [ laughter ] >> julia, i will try very hard. >> the reaction from congressional leaders was lukewarm at best. in recent weeks gun sales have skyrocketed nationwide. >>> hours before the president unveiled his proposals, the nation's most powerful gun lobby had already launched a preemptive strike. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> in a move to rally gun rights supporters, the nra released this online video that calls out the president for allowing armed secret service agents to protect his daughters at school but pushing back against the nra's call for armed security at all schools. the white house called the ad, quote, repugnant and cowardly. >>> for more on the president's gun control proposals includi
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
quijano talks to folks still homeless after sandy. >> last night, i stayed in the tent because it was not fit for man nor beast outside. it was bad. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the u.s. military is making one of the biggest policy changes in its history. we learned today that the defe
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